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Air Quality Consultant

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An air quality consultant measures air pollution and air quality at different sites and writes reports on the results. They use the results to determine if pollution levels will cause harm to human health or ecological habitats.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Salaries for junior or graduate air quality consultants range from around £18,000 to £23,000 a year. An air quality consultant could earn £25,000 to £30,000. A senior air quality consultant could earn up to £60,000 a year.

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Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

You could find work with specialist consultancies or local authorities.

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

Unemployment

Percentage of workforce registered as unemployed (Scotland)

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2018
873
1.9 %
RISE
2023
890
  United Kingdom
2018
8293
1.2 %
RISE
2023
8392

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What Does it Take?

You need to be:

You should have:

Training

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Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Institute of Air Quality Management
Tel: 020 7601 1920
E-mail: info@the-ies.org
Website: http://www.iaqm.co.uk
Twitter: @IAgrM

Institution of Environmental Sciences
Tel: 020 7601 1920
E-mail: info@the-ies.org
Website: https://www.the-ies.org/
Twitter: @IES_UK

Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA)
Tel: 03000 99 66 99
Website: http://www.sepa.org.uk/
Twitter: @ScottishEPA
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Scottish-Environment-Protection-Agency-SEPA/170274626335436

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